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A visit to the Saint Mary's Ukrainian Orthodox Church Cemetery ...



Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the St. Mary's Ukrainian Orthodox Church Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave <1> website: The St. Mary's Ukrainian Orthodox Church Cemetery (FG ID #2558273)

Note: We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer based on a problem that we had while working on our own genealogy. Without specifying the cemeteries involved, we found an ancestor that we believed to have been buried in one cemetery was actually buried elsewhere.

We discovered that his burial had been refused at the last moment and the family had scrambled to make new arrangements. By looking at nearby cemeteries, the surrounding communities and in newspapers of the period, we were finally able to locate his burial site.

Should you find yourself in the same situation, we hope that our Gazetteer helps you discover your lost ancestor.

The Location of the St. Mary's Ukrainian Orthodox Church Cemetery ...

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the St. Mary's Ukrainian Orthodox Church Cemetery

Lat:   53.9471°   (53° 56' 49")

Lon:   -111.8974°   (-111° 53' 50")

As an estimate, the St. Mary's Ukrainian Orthodox Church Cemetery is located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the east of Saddle Lake.

Location using the Alberta Township System:

NE-20-57-13-W4    (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Northeast Quarter of Section 20, Township 57, Range 13, West of the 4th Meridian

Establishment of the St. Mary's Ukrainian Orthodox Church Cemetery ...

The St. Mary's Ukrainian Orthodox Church Cemetery was established in 1911.

Websites to help with your research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites either offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their websites are open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that might help with the St. Mary's Ukrainian Orthodox Church Cemetery:

  • Pages specific to Alberta:
  • Cemetery Information and Directories:
  • About the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church ...
    • Although we don't have a link to the St. Mary's Ukrainian Orthodox Church Cemetery itself, you might be curious about the African Methodist Episcopal Church. See their website at:
    • The African Methodist Episcopal Church
  • List of neighboring communities ...

    The following 19 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the St. Mary's Ukrainian Orthodox Church Cemetery.

    We've listed the following communities based on their distance from St. Mary's Ukrainian Orthodox Church Cemetery, with the nearest first.

    • Hamlin
      (Less than 2 miles to the north)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hamlin came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamlin
    • Stry
      (6 miles [9.7 km] to the north)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stry
    • Saddle Lake
      (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
    • Boian
      (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boian
    • Willingdon
      (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Willingdon came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Willingdon
    • Vilna
      (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vilna
    • Hairy Hill
      (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
    • Foisy
      (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Foisy
    • Whitford
      (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whitford came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitford
    • Kaleland
      (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kaleland
    • Brosseau
      (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brosseau came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brosseau
    • Duvernay
      (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Duvernay came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Duvernay
    • Continue List   (7 more) ...
      • Spedden
        (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spedden
      • Saint Brides
        (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Brides came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Brides
      • Two Hills
        (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
      • Lafond
        (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lafond came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lafond
      • Bellis
        (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bellis
      • Andrew
        (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Andrew
      • Ashmont
        (18 miles [29 km] to the northeast)
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ashmont

    For the full list of neighboring communities with details, please visit our extended List of Communities.

    List of nearby cemeteries ...

    Based on our list of cemeteries, we know of 17 that are within 29 miles [46.7 km]<2> of the St. Mary's Ukrainian Orthodox Church Cemetery.<4>

    We've listed the following cemeteries based on their distance from St. Mary's Ukrainian Orthodox Church Cemetery, with the nearest first.

    • St. Paraskevia Ukrainian Greek Orthodox Cemetery
      (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest)
      • The St. Paraskevia Ukrainian Greek Orthodox Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Paraskevia Cemetery
      • St. Paraskovia Ukrainian Greek Orthodox Cemetery
      • St. Paroskovia Ukrainian Greek Catholic Cemetery
      • St. Paroskovia Ukrainian Greek Orthodox Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Paraskevia Ukrainian Greek Orthodox Cemetery
    • St. Pokrova Greek Orthodox Church Cemetery
      (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest)
    • St. Laurent RC Cemetery
      (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Wahstao Cemetery
      (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Two Hills Cemetery
      (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Lanuke Ukrainian Presbyterian Cemetery
      (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
    • St. John Ukrainian Orthodox Church Cemetery
      (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
    • St. Michael the Archangel Russo Greek Orthodox Church Cemetery
      (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
    • Willow Grove Cemetery
      (20 miles [32.2 km] to the northeast)
    • Musidora Cemetery
      (22 miles [35.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery
      (22 miles [35.4 km] to the east)
    • St. Paul RC Cemetery
      (24 miles [38.6 km] to the east)
    • Continue List   (5 more) ...

    For an expanded list with details, please visit our List of cemeteries.

    Miscellaneous References and Mentions ...

    Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually from newspapers, old books and maps. Typically we have little information to start with, but we continue to add detail as we find it.

    We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that we found useful for the St. Mary's Ukrainian Orthodox Church Cemetery:

    The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/

    Footnotes ...

    <1>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
    <2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the St. Mary's Ukrainian Orthodox Church Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.9471, Longitude: -111.8974    
    <3>If we found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.
    <4>While we have an extensive database of cemeteries (with over 200,000 entries), you can be assured that it's not complete and our list will be missing cemeteries.









 

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